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Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJARAI.2012.010705
Article Published in International Journal of Advanced Research in Artificial Intelligence(IJARAI), Volume 1 Issue 7, 2012.
Abstract: The Brain Computer Interface is a major breakthrough for the technical industry, medical world, military and the society on a whole. It is concerned with the control of devices around us such as computing gears & even automobiles in the near future without really the physical intervention of the user. It helps bridge the communication gap between the society and the disabled. This mainly lays its focus on people suffering from brainstem stroke, going through a spinal cord injury or even blindness. BCI helps such patients to retain or restore communication with the outside world through intelligent signals from the brain due to the high risk of paralysis under such circumstances. This is achieved by a signal acquisition technique and converting these signals available from the sensors placed on the scalp into real-time computer commands that can be visually operated and understood. It has nothing to do with the natural neural transmission of brain signals but extracts them with the help of sensors to be processed and direct the outputs to an external device. This may also prove to be a major military gadget where troops may communicate their thoughts in highly stressed situations without breaking the hush. But, as every technology have some merits and demerits, so does BCI.
Sumit Ghulyani, Yashasvi Pratap, Sumit Bisht and Ravideep Singh, “Brain Computer Interface Boulevard of Smarter Thoughts” International Journal of Advanced Research in Artificial Intelligence(IJARAI), 1(7), 2012. http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJARAI.2012.010705